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My Yiddish Papi

About the Film 
Tinged with melancholy and regret, a young Franco-Canadian animator-­cartoonist recalls her late grandfather’s unanswered phone call, in this poignant and powerful story of family history preserved through personal illustration.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
7 minutes

Optimistic Realist

About the Film 
Fed up with an endless series of dead-end Hollywood casting calls, a struggling young actress takes career advice from her sage fifth-grade Hebrew school students, in this witty, award-winning charmer.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

The Oslo Diaries

About the Film 
The secret process behind the failed Oslo Accords—the unsanctioned and unprecedented talks that nearly secured an elusive Mideast peace—is restaged to rivet­ing, emotional effect, in this powerful, tragic reminder of the yet unfinished journey toward peace for the Israeli and Palestinian people.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
97 minutes

Outback Rabbis

About the Film 
A pair of ultra-Orthodox rabbis heads off the beaten path, deep into the Aussie bush, to find Jewish life down under and reconnect Jews to their faith, no matter their location, in this wildly entertaining, picturesque travelogue, a colorful and humorous look at two men fulfilling their slogan: “No Jew gets left behind.”
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
77 minutes

Promise at Dawn

About the Film 

Nominated for five César Awards, this sweeping adaptation of French novelist Romain Gary’s beloved memoir of exotic globetrotting and an impassioned mother-son bond, contemplates the complex emotional truths of a parent’s self-sacrifice and impossible dreams for a child.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
131 minutes

The Scribe

About the Film 
In a small art gallery nestled in Jerusalem’s Old City, a secular young Jewish-American dedicates himself to the intricacies of the Hebrew alphabet, turning sacred Torah passages into extraordinary works of art for an eclectic mix of locals and tourists.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
10 minutes

Shabbos Kallah

About the Film 
Newly arrived to Israel from Brooklyn, a jealous best friend contributes inappropriate sex advice at a bridal celebration, in this wickedly funny and ultimately touching feminist take on millennial friendships. Best Israeli Short winner at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
16 minutes

Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog

About the Film 

The timeless, unbreakable bond between a boy and his faithful dog is put to the ultimate test in wartime Berlin, in this heartwarming family drama, a sensitively told story of love, loyalty and courage, enabling children of all ages to learn about the Holocaust.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes

Shiva Baby

About the Film 
Sex and family awkwardly intertwine when a college student runs into her sugar daddy at a Jewish funeral service, in this provocative and droll examination of relationships in the hook-up culture of the digital age.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
8 minutes

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